Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : xulrunner-1.9.2 vulnerability (USN-1367-4)

high Nessus Plugin ID 58036


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


USN-1367-1 fixed vulnerabilities in libpng. This provides the corresponding update for Xulrunner.

Jueri Aedla discovered that libpng did not properly verify the size used when allocating memory during chunk decompression. If a user or automated system using libpng were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3026).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected xulrunner-1.9.2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58036

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1367-4.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/20/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:xulrunner-1.9.2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

USN: 1367-4